"Oct. 17, 2012 -- A drug used to treat psoriasis may provide a much-needed option for people with bad cases of Crohn's disease.
In the new study, some people with moderate to severe Crohn's given Stelara (ustekinumab) began to see imp"...
Single doses up to 6 mg/kg intravenously have been administered in clinical studies without dose-limiting toxicity. In case of overdosage, it is recommended that the patient be monitored for any signs or symptoms of adverse reactions or effects and appropriate symptomatic treatment be instituted immediately.
Clinically significant hypersensitivity to ustekinumab or to any of the excipients [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS].
Last reviewed on RxList: 3/18/2014
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